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Is it possible for tylenol (acetaminophen) to cause thrombocytopenia?

Is it possible for tylenol (acetaminophen) to cause thrombocytopenia?

Yes: Acetominophen use may be associated with low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia) very rarely. This is correlated with very high doses, similar to what may effect liver function. ...Read more

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Thrombocytopenia (Definition)

Deficiency of platelets in the blood. This causes bleeding into the tissues, bruising, and slow ...Read more


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What is the cause of thrombocytopenia in malaria patients?

What is the cause of thrombocytopenia in malaria patients?

Enlarged spleen: The spleen is enlarged in patients with malaria and an enlarged spleen form any cause can destroy more platelets and cause thrombocytopenia. ...Read more

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What is the cause of thrombocytopenia in most malaria patients?

Enlarged spleen: An enlarged spleen, due to any cause can cause excessive destruction of platelets. Malaria is generally associated with an enlarged spleen. ...Read more

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What causes cyclic Thrombocytopenia in adult male? What is the treatment for it? What's the prognosis

What causes cyclic Thrombocytopenia in adult male? What is the treatment for it? What's the prognosis

Don't rule out binges: The official line is it is of unknown cause. But the cases I've seen, the person periodically did something bad that lowered platelets involving too much of a drug of abuse or two little food.
Ignoring this....
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/9395191
immune rejection drugs might help ...Read more

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Male 31 with Cyclic Thrombocytopenia, no drug or medicine or infection. What causes Cyclic thrombocytopenia, it can get as a low as 16 and move back up?

Male 31 with Cyclic Thrombocytopenia, no drug or medicine or infection. What causes Cyclic thrombocytopenia, it can get as a low as 16 and move back up?

You need med monitin: You may have a condition called Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). I assume, that you are under the medical supervision of a hematologist or oncologist. We need to know for how long have you known about your low/fluctuating platelet counts?
There are many options of treatment for ITP. This is something your doctor can explain to you. As long as your platelet count remains>50, 000, yr safe. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) pm cause you to get anxious?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) pm cause you to get anxious?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm contains the same medicine that is in benadryl. Some people have a paradoxical reaction where they become more anxious instead of sleepy. ...Read more

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Could taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 cause a 96.62 non african GFR reading?

Could taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 cause a 96.62 non african GFR reading?

It normal, and no: Many pathologists, nephrologists, and other physicians are strongly critical of the fad for "estimating glomerular filtration rate" from a spot creatinine. The "african" business is because black people are supposedly more muscular than white people, but serum creatinine actually is a reflection of both muscle mass / fitness and kidney function. If your physician isn't concerned, I wouldn't be. ...Read more

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Can thrombocytopenia be caused by a cat (some disease from cats)?

Probably not.: Cats are not likely to do this, unless there is a very extreme allergy that triggers a severe autoimmune reaction, and this is real remote. Cats usually spread toxoplasmosis infection as they pass it in their stool, but this is controlled by the immune system. A cause of low platelets can be snake bite like from a pit viper. ...Read more

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What causes hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia? What are the best diagnosis tests to determine hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia?

What's the cause?: This can be due to anything from drinking quinine bitters to having leukemia or cancer in the marrow to any of a variety of other things. It is not an illness on itself. ...Read more

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Which kind of blood cancer cause idiopathic thrombocytopenia? Including chronic malignancy

Which kind of blood cancer cause idiopathic thrombocytopenia? Including chronic malignancy

By itself: Essential thrombocythemia is a low-grade blood cancer that often requires no treatment. Most unexplained thrombocytosis in people who seem well otherwise is due to iron deficiency. Nobody understands how this works. Hoping you find the answers you need, and glad you asked. ...Read more

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Can a minor acetaminophen overdose (taking five extra-strength tylenol at once) cause a problem?

Can a minor acetaminophen overdose (taking five extra-strength tylenol at once) cause a problem?

No: Assuming you're >12 years old, don't have aids, alcoholism, or other chronic liver disease, you should be okay. For anyone interested in learning everything you wanted to know about tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, but were afraid to ask, please direct your web browser to: http://www. Tylenolprofessional. Com/assets/overdose_monograph. Pdf. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) make you gain weight? I've lost since I quit taking it, or was it cause it was making me retain fluids?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) make you gain weight? I've lost since I quit taking it, or was it cause it was making me retain fluids?

No weight gain: Unfortunately, doctors often do not address this when prescribing medicine, despite weight gain being very troubling for the many patients. All drugs have side effects, and weight gain is common to many drugs. However, there is no literature to support that tylenol (acetaminophen) has any significant influence on weight. ...Read more

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Husband with mild cirrhosis was prescribed 1500mg tylenol every day but fifth of vodka every day. Does tylenol cause damage right away or is it ok?

Husband with mild cirrhosis was prescribed 1500mg tylenol every day but fifth of vodka every day. Does tylenol cause damage right away or is it ok?

Avoid vodka instead!: There is no "mild" cirrhosis; all cirrhosis is serious and implies a risk for liver failure and death. Regardless of the cause of the cirrhosis (but if especially if from alcohol), of course he should be avoiding alcohol entirely. Acetaminophen can be liver toxic and is usually avoided in this situation, but is far less dangerous for him than a daily fifth of vodka. Discuss with his doctor. ...Read more

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I stopped tylenol (acetaminophen) cause it was making me real nauseous but now I've noticed some of the weird pains I was getting are gone now, any connection?

I stopped tylenol (acetaminophen) cause it was making me real nauseous but now I've noticed some of the weird pains I was getting are gone now, any connection?

Medication overuse: Pain, which results from the repetitive and chronic use of abortive pain medications for four months or more. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be used with extreme caution in a patient who presents with liver problems. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally well tolerated.
Rec.: ask your prescribing physician for more information. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Yes!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can be associated with drowsiness, changes in level of consciousness or coma, seizures, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Several otc forms of tylenol (acetaminophen) include the combination of tylenol (acetaminophen) with other drugs such as Codeine (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) 3) or a cough suppressant (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) cough and sore throat). These drugs can also make a person drowsy even at low doses.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) od is an emergency! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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